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law makers calling for president obama to suspend aid. but even cutting off $1.5 billion in annual support may not bring the change washington is hoping for. >>> secretary of defense was asked if cutting aid would end the violence. >> it is limited. it's up to the egyptian people. >> even if the u.s. does cut off support, egypt may not lose a dime. reimburse egypt if western countries suspend their aid. cbs news, washington. >> a new pew poll show 51% of americans want to cut off aid. >> let's get another check on weather. you are talking about lightning. there was a lot of fog out there. >> the atmosphere may be more stable. so maybe not as much lightning as yesterday. still have a chance of lightning. the red flag warnings are still up in the bay area. we have plenty of lightning strikes. you can see that rotating through away from the coastline as low continues to remain south. numerous lightning strikes. over 11,000 continued lightning strikes out over the bay waters as well. quite the display last night. low clouds and fog. the temperatures right now 61 degrees and mild in oak
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's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. >> president obama speaks out about the terror threat that shut down embassies in the muslim world. >> criminal charges have been filed in the deadly attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> musty, dirt-like. >> a nasty taste coming from bay area taps. >> the santa clara valley water district says they are battling mother nature now. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> hi, everyone. good morning. it's wednesday, august 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich. michelle is off this morning. it is 6:01. we are following several developing stories as you wake up. oakland police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy and his father. police believe the shooter fired into the house on gormley avenue from the back. we are live at the scene gathering the latest information. >> family and friends of a mi
practice and late last week, president obama announced plans to make the programs more transparent and accountable. >> some steps to make americans more comfortable will actually make americans less safe. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king says surveillance is a legitimate role of government. >> what we're talking about life and death and having lived in new york through 9/11 i know what life and death means. we cannot have this become a debating society. we need decisions made quickly yes, no, up and down. lives are the a are at stake. >> reporter: susan mcginnis, cbs . >> lon snowden hasn't spoken with his son since he left the u.s. >>> there may be changes to the federal criminal justice system. the proposals include scaling back prison sentences for some drug-related crimes and releasing more elderly nonviolent offenders. federal prisons are 40% above capacity. >>> former secretary of state hillary clinton will be at the conference. later on this afternoon she will be awarded the american bar association medal the highest honor of the association. >>> it is 4:41. it
latest from the "timesaver traffic" center. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> sources in the obama administration say the u.s. is preparing for possible military action in syria after a suspected chemical weapons attack outside damascus killed hundreds of civilians. marlie hall reports today the united nations will begin investigating whether poisonous gases. a warning, some images may be difficult to watch. >>> reporter: white house officials say there is little doubt syrian forces used chemical weapons to attack civilians in the suburbs of damascus. aid groups say the alleged attack last wednesday killed more than 300 people including women and children. after days of pressure and meetings with united nations representatives, sunday the syrian government agreed to let u.n. experts inspect the site of the alleged attack. syria's information minister says, the regime of president bashar assad has never used chemical weapons. the united nations team will begin a factfinding monday to determine if poisonous gases were used. but the united states is concerned it's too late. u.s. offic
under way for today's march on washington. president obama will be attending the ceremony. he will be joined by former presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton. obama considers the historic event of 1963 to be a seminal event. he says the anniversary is a time to reflect on how far the country has come and how far it still has to go. a bay area man was there 50 years ago to witness history in the making. >> i knew that this man was going to do something magnificent and that's what he did. >> later this morning, cecil williams tells kpix 5 what it was like to be there and how the speech inspired him to make a difference. >>> well, it's 5:14. let's kick it over to liz and find out what's going on in trafficland. >> not much. it's pretty quiet. we like to hear that because tomorrow could be a different story with the bay bridge close the hopefully people will take a long labor day holiday weekend. if you're causing the golden gate bridge, the big issue is fog. it's soupy this morning heading across the deck from sausalito towards doyle drive. no delay in either direction and they
for today's march on washington. president obama will be attending the ceremony and he will be joined by former presidents carter and clinton. mr. obama considers the historic event of 1963 to be a seminal event. he says the anniversary is a good time to reflect on how far the country has come and still has to go. 50 years later a bay area man remains dedicated to making sure everyone is treated equal. i had a chance to sit down with cecil williams as he reflected on the march on washington. >> i have a dream today. >> reporter: those are words forever ingrained in our country's history, martin luther king, jr. august 28, 1963, in front of a quarter of a million people at the link congress memorial inspired a nation. >> i knew that this man was going to do something magnificent. >> reporter: williams was there. >> i was just taken back completely because i never seen that many people come together and for a cause that touched my life because of the pigmentation of my skin. there were people who said you can't do it. you're black. no matter what you've accomplished you still can't be t
.s. will include the brotherhood have been ignored. >> has law makers calling for president obama to suspend aid to the country. even cutting off $1.5 become in annual support may not bring the change washington is looking for. >>> on monday secretary of defense was asked if cutting aid to egypt would help end the violence. >> all of the ability to influence the outcome is limited. up to the egyptian people. >> even if the u.s. does cut off support, egypt may not lose a dime. reimburse egypt if western countries suspend their aid. cbs news, washington. >> in pakistan a court indicted former president in the 2007 assassination. former military leader has faced criminal proceedings. >> new details this morning about the injury suffer by the surviving boston marathon bombing suspect. tsarnaev was shot in the face. not sure if that was self inflicted. >>> accused murderer and kidnapper james dimaggio left his life insurance mother to the grandmother of hannah anderson. $112,000 will go to bernice anderson. dimaggio lived with her for a couple years. he was shot to death in an attempt to rescue hanna
in the crash. conductors caught misbehaving in argentina were all fired. >>> today president obama will meet with a bipartisan group of congress members to make a case in support of surveillance programs. he wants to make clear his view that the programs are necessary to keep the country safe. yesterday, the president's national security team acknowledged for the first time it can read and store phone records of millions of americans when investigating one suspected terrorist. but the white house insists such records are rarely searches and only suspected terrorists are targeted. the government can also keep close tabs on what you do online. kpix 5's sharon chin explains what the x key score program can do. >>> reporter: the u.s. government can vacuum up information on nearly everything you do on the internet as you're doing it. the secret program called x key score details in these classified nsa documents apparently leaked by edward snowden. >> they have multiple ways to get at all your information, phones that you mail, your web browsing. >> reporter: mark klein blew the whistle on the ns
. >> reporter: president obama got serious during an interview on the tonight show with jay leno speaking publicly for the first time about the current terror threat. >> it's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. >> reporter: the president ordered the closure of almost two dozen u.s. embassies and consulates in the muslim world this past weekend. 19 of them remain shut down until saturday. >> this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> mm-hm. >> and we have to -- you know, we have to stay on top of it. >> reporter: yesterday, the u.s., france and britain evacuated their workers from embassies in yemen because of the threat. >> this is a decision related to a specific immediate threat. >> reporter: the u.s. government continues to target alleged members of al qaeda as it deals with this latest threat. a suspected u.s. drone strike killed four men yesterday. it's the fourth attack in two weeks. >> reporter: a new focus on security overseas surfaced following the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya on september 11th, 2012. ambassador chris stevens and
. >> reporter: the obama administration claims assad has ordered the use of chemical weapons in the past. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >>> iran, one of syria's strongest allies, said this morning there is no way the attack is from government troops. iran's foreign minister blames the deaths on terrorism. >>> happening today, egypt's deposed leader hosni mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest. he was ordered released this week following more than two years in detention. he is 85 and in frail health. he still faces retrial on charges of complicity in the killing of protestors during the uprising that toppled his government in 2011. >>> it is 5:06. new details now. the national security agency has gathered more emails than previously disclosed. the nsa yesterday declassified three court rulings which showed the agency read as many as 56,000 emails from americans not connected to foreign terrorists. the nsa says it was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of internet traffic that was connected to terror suspects. the foreign intelligenc
developing stories as you wake up. the obama administration will make its case for a military strike against syria today. the white house is expected to release its intelligence report on the alleged chemical attack in syria. >> and the "rim" fire is now the fifth largest fire in california's history. crews have it 32% contained and it's growing at a much lower rate. >> crews are working around the clock to get the new bay bridge ready for traffic in just four days. caltrans says they are on schedule and are preparing new transition routes at both ends of the span and they are removing the old cantilever section of the bridge using new computer models to help do that safely. our team coverage continues with roberta gonzales on the road in mobile5 and anne makovec checking bart in oakland. but first, let's go to liz who is watching all the roads this morning. >> the san mateo bridge is our problem spot. it's because of a series of accidents. we have two fender-benders now, one involving up to 5 cars, westbound 92 at clawiter road before you reach the san mateo bridge toll plaza. on the span i
:16. america's college students are about to get a break on loans. president obama is expected to sign a new bill calling for the student loan rate to drop to 3.9% for undergraduates. rates would then be tied to the financial markets rising as the economy improves. the bipartisan measure has limits on how high the rates can go. >>> starting this fall, online classes will be offered by all 23 campuses in the california state university system. san jose state university and several other csu schools already offer online courses. the online classes will be available to all csu students regardless of where they attend. this will make more options available as many campuses deal with high enrollments. >>> well, there's so much to see at the oakland zoo and summertime usually means big crowds there, too. >> but one group of kids is getting vip access. they are learning about the animals' habitat, feeding schedules, and even social skills. it's all part of the oakland zoocamp. >> female warthogs and young live in small groups. >>> reporter: this group is taking in all the sights -- >> i like the s
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and consulates. president obama addressed the ongoing threat in an unusual venue for something so serious. the tonight show with jay leno. >> this radical violent extremism is still out there. and we have to stay on top of it. >> and security officials in yemen say suspected u.s. drone strikes have killed 7 alleged al qaeda militants in southern yemen. this comes after american and british diplomatic staff members were airlifted out of that country yesterday. >>> the justice department has filed criminal charges in the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the complaint is sealed. so it's not clear how many suspects are charged but they include a man identified as the head of a libyan militia. last september's attack killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >>> a father makes a plea to his former friend to return his daughter back safely. 40-year-old james dimaggio is suspected of killing christina anderson. her body was found dead in a burned-out rubble of his home in san diego county sunday night. a child's body was found in the rubble. investigators
president obama now to ask for a pardon. he is telling news agencies he plans to live the rest of his life as a woman. manning's lawyer says the letter will explain why manning gave top secret documents to the website wikileaks. manning was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in prison. he will be eligible for parole in 7 years. >>> the city of san diego reached a tentative deal with bob filner the mayor who admitted to inappropriate behavior toward women. details are being kept private until tomorrow when the city council meets in closed session. so it's unclear if a resignation might be part of the deal. the news came yesterday shortly after an 18th woman came forward to say filner inappropriately touched her. businesswoman dianne north carolina says it happened three months ago as they posed for a photo. >> it was a hand that went to my back, to my buttocks and i was shocked. it was inappropriate. and i was startled at the time. >> filner had been resisting calls for him to resign. he was supposed to return to work this week after spending time in a rehabilitation program. >>> some local st
, options that we've done or haven't done in the past. >> president obama says the possible chemical weapons attack is a big event of grave concern. >>> air strikes between israel and lebanon continued today. israel's air force bombed targets south of beirut. that was in response to four rockets that militants sent into northern israel yesterday. an al qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for that. >>> a woman walking near santa clara university says a man attacked her. this morning police need your help to find him. she was walking on franklin street near sherman just after midnight wednesday morning. police say a man knocked her down and sexually assaulted her. the woman fought back and the man ran away. this is what he looked like. a white male 6 feet to 6'2", athletic build, clean-shaven, dirty blonde hair last seen wiring a white t-shirt and bluejeans. >>> a bank robber with a signature hat has apparently struck again. marin police say the suspect robbed a wells fargo at the corte madera towne centre on wednesday. check out this brown knit happen with ear flaps. he has worn similar
, then there need to be international consequences. >> president obama says he has not yet decided whether or not to attack syria. this morning, u.n. chemical weapons experts were out collecting samples from that alleged chemical attack. >>> major nidal hasan will die for killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in the fort hood shooting in texas. a military jury sentenced the army psychiatrist responsible for the 2009 mass shooting. it was the worst mass murder at a military installation in the u.s. history. one of the victims who survived said the worst of his injuries is ptsd. >> my loved ones have to be cognizant how they approach me. i'm always looking for the threat because i was caught by surprise so that will never happen to me again. >> hasan didn't dispute the charges saying the attack was motivated by muslims insurgents in iraq and afghanistan. >>> 3, 2, 1! >> so what's more fun than launching marshmallows? not much. where kids are learning to make these gadgets take off in this week's "cool school." >> businesses adjusting their schedule during the bay bridge closure. the opti
reconciliation. >> reporter: president obama condemned the government's decision to crackdown on protestors and he announced the u.s. would cancel biannual military exercises with egypt that date back to 1981. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> reporter: one thing the u.s. will not do right now is cut off the $1.3 billion in aid to egypt, most of which goes to the military. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >> egypt's government said president obama's position is not based on facts and it empowers violent militant groups which can cause more instability. >>> more than 100 egyptian americans gathered in santa clara last night to honor those killed in their homeland. they held candles at stevens creek and winchester boulevard. >> this isn't just about egyptians. it's not just about, you know, i have an egyptian teen, people from my own home country or nationality die. just a human being, a human life. that's why we're here. >> many of the attendees wore white as a symbol of peace and ha
to the area by the government. >> reporter: the obama administration says assad has ordered the use of chemical weapons in the past. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >> iran one of syria's allies says there is no way this is an attack from government troops. they blame it on terrorists. in the past week or so more than 35,000 syrian refugees have fled to iraq raising the prospects of iraq getting more involved in syria's war. >>> the national security agency has picked up more americans' emails than previously disclosed. they declassified three court rulings which show the agency read as many as 56,000 emails from americans not connected to foreign terrorists. the nsa says it unintentionally gathered that internet traffic. the foreign intelligence surveillance court ruled it unconstitutional and ordered the agency to find ways to limit what it collects and how long it keeps it. >>> president obama begins a two-day bus tour of new york and pennsylvania today. his first stop will be in buffalo where he will talk about making college education more affordable. other stops include sy
military action. although president obama has not yet made a final decision, u.s. officials expect the strike to begin soon after that. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> it's important to note the white house has said it will not use any military strike to try to oust the current syrian president. >>> "new york times" website is still down now hours after it was hacked. a group calling itself the syrian electric army claims they are behind the website attack. the group supports the syrian government. this is the second time in a month the "times" website has been hacked. >>> today marks 50 years since martin luther king, jr. proclaimed his dream of a world where racism and inequality did not exist. this is a live look at the memorial built in his honor. and today the nation remembers his speech and reflects on the progress made toward fulfilling his dream. susan mcginnis is in washington, d.c. >> i have a dream -- >> reporter: 50 years ago today, martin luther king, jr. stood on the steps of the lincoln memorial and delivered a speech that would go down in american history. >> my four little
obama is expected to sign a bill that would bring down the interest rates on student loans. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's thursday, august 1. good to have you on board. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. let's get a quick look at the weather with lawrence. >> fog to start out the day not as much as yesterday. still clouds continue and they will thicken up throughout the morning hours. so numbers cooler than average against as we head into the afternoon. you see some of the clouds filling into the bay as we speak. most of the interior valleys are still clear. 46 santa rosa. 55 san jose. and 59 degrees in oakland. lots of sunshine away from the coast. 70s and 80s inland. 70s and 60s breezy inside the bay cloudy skies continuing temperatures in the 50s and 60s. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >>> thank you, lawrence. we'll start off this morning with a live look ov
world. president obama is scheduled to speak today about the terror alert. >>> in washington today the u.s. secretary of state john kerry and defense secretary chuck hagel will meet with their russian counterparts focusing in on the crisis in syria, arms role and missile defense. it could be awkward coming two days after the white house cancelled president obama as september meeting with russian president vladimir putin. >>> a south florida man went to police to confess to murdering his wife but even before he did that, he shocked his facebook friends by posting a picture of his wife's body online. and these are other photos posted earlier this week by 31- year-old derek medina before the killing. neighbors were wary of him. >> he walks around looking confused with a gun. he tried to be like the neighborhood watch guy. he is always there late night. and just always weird to me. always kind of looking around and trying to be a hero. >> a post on his facebook page indicates he killed her after she had punched him during an argument. >> newly recovered surveillance video shows the power of
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state of emergency and a nighttime curfew. president obama is expected to speak about the latest violence in egypt in about an hour. >>> you heard it here first. you will be able to drive on the new eastern span of the bay bridge in less than three weeks. kpix 5 broke the news last night and kpix 5 reporter anne makovec with today's vote that is just a formality. anne. >> reporter: we have that exclusive information yesterday in advance of this morning's meeting that the labor day opening for the new span of the bay bridge here behind me is a go. the feds and the governor are in support of opening the new span as soon as possible now that there's a temporary fix for the 32 broken bolts that snapped in march. now crews will be scrambling to get the new span ready, paving and painting the roadway. >> there's a sense of pride in it but there's a sense of satisfaction. it's a whole team that worked on it. and it's nice to see us get to the finish line. >> there will be a modest ceremony marking the grand opening much smaller than the hoopla officials were initially planning like a ma
weapons attack, the investigation to figure out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> he takes a home run away -- >> good morning, everyone. it's monday, august 26. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. we have some new developments this morning on the "rim" fire up in the sierra foothills. it's now one of the biggest fires in california history and is threatening more communities there. some new mandatory evacuations as well as evacuation warnings and advisories ordered yesterday. nearly 225 square miles have already burned. the fire is only 7% contained. the fire has burned the tuolumne family camp owned by the city of berkeley. the camp was evacuated last tuesday along with other camps in the area. fire is still burning along both sides of highway 120. that road remains closed outside of groveland. crews are making significant progress though on the southwestern edge
out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> reporter: from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning. monday has arrived. it's august 26. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we're following several developing stories as you wake up this morning. the bay bridge closes in just two days to put the finishing touches on the new eastern span before it opens to the public. the five-day closure begins wednesday night so other bay area bridges and roads will get crowded. >>> today u.n. everyone inspectors will begin -- united nations inspectors will begin an investigation of chemical weapons outside damascus. independent analysts say more than 300 people died last week from toxic gas. rebel forces blame government troops a claim the governor denies. >>> the wildfire near yosemite national park is burning out of control. flames are jumping from treetop to treetop. "rim" fire
today. >>> reporter: the obama administration is expected to go public today with its rationale for a potential strike on syria. james clapper the director of national intelligence is working to declassify a document which reportedly says the syrian government launched a chemical weapons attack against its own people. >> the president is going to have to make his case to the congress and to the american people. i think before he takes any action. >> reporter: the white house spelled out its case to representative buck mckeown and other congressional leaders on a conference call last night but many aren't convinced. >> members of congress were not happy with what they heard. they weren't happy with the amount of answers they got from the obama administration on what the specifics of some sort of intervention in syria could look like. >> reporter: a lack of specifics killed the bill before the british parliament authorizing military force against damascus. >> evidence should precede decision not decision precede evidence. >> reporter: the white house will move forward white house
. >>> as the death toll mounts, so does pressure from capitol hill with more and more congressmen calling for obama to cut off aid. >> we can't support the reaction from the military. >> retains the force saying the egyptian military is necessary because it keeps the peace and provides safe passage through the canal. >> there are no good choices in egypt. but of the two, there's more opportunity to protect american interests if we work with the military. >> the u.s. and roughly $1.5 billion to egypt each year with all of it going directly to the military. cbs news, washington. >> diplomates are gathering this morning to discuss possible action in response to the crisis in egypt. >>> a demonstration here in san francisco included both opponents. but all were protesting the brutal government crack down. some have lost family members in the violence. >> we have another friend who lost his partner who was a silicon valley entrepreneur and a founder of a company here and we have another friend who lost two cousins. >> some of yesterday's protestors say the government is trying to minimize the number of
espionage charges for releasing information about surveillance programs. president obama is said to be reconsidering his upcoming summit with russian president vladimir putin planned for this fall in moscow. >>> you have heard of old faithful. you could call this old unreliable. the world's largest geyser putting on a historic show. >> a new tool to help people with food allergies. the smartphone app that detects suspicious ingredients on the spot. >> and they promise not to mess up the order or get your name wrong. the coffee shop that's substituting robots now for baristas. >> and we have to talk about the weekend weather now. lots of sunshine coming our way today. but changes for the weekend coming up. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and they finally cleared that accident on the upper deck. so lanes are open. unfortunately we have a big wait behind the pay gates. your latest drive times coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ all right, let's go ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ we, we chocolate cross over ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over ♪ [ male an
for president obama to suspend aid. >> fire dangers in the bay area is high. already several fires burning in california. the bay area now ound a red flag warning and saw a lot of lightning. lawrence is going to have more in 30 seconds. liz has the latest on morning drive. >> already been a busy one. sounds like a pretty bad accident in fremont. we're working on confirming details. fremont boulevard and auto mall parkway. expect that intersection to be blocked. much better news. our traffic alert is canceled. all lanes back open. northbound 880 by the 280 inter change caused a little early morning mess in the northbound lanes. but traffic has quickly recovered. let's show you a couple live looks. turned the metering lights on ten minutes ago. now we are left with traffic delays in all lanes. more on our crazy forecast, let's get a first check of your weather. here's lawrence. lightning strikes around the bay area. thousands of them. right now things are calming down. a lot of the moisture making its way off. a little bit of moisture left over. kind of similar to yesterday. kind of a quiet
and to advance national reconciliation. >> president obama condemned the violence but the u.s. is not ready to cut off $1.3 billion in aid to egypt most of which goes to the military. >>> happening today, the person of interest in the death of that oakland woman is due in court. randy alana is designated as a high risk sex offender and is a former boyfriend. late sandra coke. today's -- boyfriend of the late sandra coke. today's court appearance is an unrelated parole violation. coke's body was found last week in vacaville several days after she vanished. her family is trying to raise 1$00,000 for her teenaged daughter. the community resource initiative is sponsoring the fundraiser. >>> an east bay landmark will soon be reduced to rubble. how one building's downfall could be a step forward for science. >> another accusation against san diego mayor bob filner. why this great-grandmother says he is no role model. >> we are starting out with some mild conditions and muggy weather outside. what about the weekend forecast? we'll talk about that coming up. >> 680 remains shut down in the northbou
& company says strong sales in china helped drive its income up 16% in the 2nd quarter. >>> the obama administration is warning congress about a coming cash crunch. treasury secretary jack lew has sent a letter to house speaker john boehner warning him that the country will soon run out of money. lew says the nation will reach the debt ceiling by mid-october unless congress acts to raise the amount of money that the government can borrow to pay its bills. >>> it's back to school and perfect time to talk about money with your kids. most schools don't include personal finance in the curriculum. here to help us is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. welcome back. it's been a few weeks. >> reporter: yes, sir. great to be with you. >> good to have you back. how early should you start talking money with your kids? >> reporter: i know you can't believe it but between the ages of 3 and 5 you should start to identify coins and their value. you want to discuss something that's free like playing with a friend and money like an ice cream. you should introduce the concept of work and delay
. >> the obama administration is considering military action against syria. evidence strongly indicates chemical weapons were used in an attack last week. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> not in time! >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >> good morning, everyone. tuesday is here, it's august 27th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> new this morning, a 16-year- old is dead after a crash just hours before he was due to start the new school year. the young man was riding in a car that slammed into a tree in danville just before 9:00 last night. two 17-year-olds are in the hospital this morning including the driver. police say speed may have been a factor. they do not think drugs or alcohol were involved. >>> huge flames shot from an east oakland home early this morning. firefighters are still on the scene right now mopping up the scene at 50th avenue near international boulevard. the fire was first reported about 3 hours ago. there
duncan reports the u.s. is among the country considering a military strike. >> reporter: the obama administration is lining up support on capitol hill for a potential military strike against syria. white house officials will brief high ranking members of congress this afternoon. president obama says he has not yet decided whether or not to attack syria but he is sure of one thing. >> we have concluded that the syrian government carried these out. and if that's so, then there need to be international consequences. >> the pentagon is ready to go whenever the president makes that decision. a u.s. submarine and four warships are already in the eastern mediterranean and a fifth is on the way. all are armed with cruise missiles. russia and china walked out of a security council meeting preventing a vote on a resolution authorizing military force in syria. but the united states says it doesn't need u.n. approval. >> we cannot, uhm, be held up, uhm, in responding by russian's intransigence, continued intransigence, at the united nations. >> reporter: the british parliament will vote on a b
any more u.s. secrets. the obama administration wants snowden to face trial for releasing classified information about surveillance programs. >>> rolling stone magazine benefited greatly from its controversial cover featuring boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev. since the issue went on sale july 19, it's had more than double the sales of the average rolling stone issue. critics say the cover photo made tsarnaev look like a rock star. cbs, walgreens and some other retail -- cvs, walgreens and some other retailers pulled the issue. >>> major league baseball could hand out suspensions today. several reports say officials have told the new york yankees alex rodriguez, they are prepared to give him a lifetime ban unless he agrees to a lengthy suspension. the players are linked to the shuttered biogenesis clinic in florida whose owners reportedly supplied evidence of steroid abuse to baseball investigators. >>> 4:40 on this friday morning. new water worries for a popular kayaking spot up in the north bay. >> you expect this noise, right, if you live near the train tracks. but that's n
harassment. he is now on a two-week treatment program and has no plans to resign. >>> president obama back in d.c. this morning following his first visit to camp pendleton. the president spoke to thousands in southern california and praised the 9/11 generation for their work in afghanistan and iraq. marines, sailors and their families say the president's speech reassured them the years of repeat deployments are finally ending. >>> fruit flies have the potential to destroy california's agriculture industry. an entomologist from uc-davis is making that warning and urging the state to do something about it. in a new study, james carey says fruit flies are permanently established in our state and they are spreading. he says even though there are not too many of these crop killers, the state needs to change its strategy to control the population. state agriculture leaders disagree and say their eradication efforts are effective. >>> the clarity of lake tahoe has improved for the second year in a row but scientists say rising surface temperatures and dwindling snow levels are taking a toll on th
the highest civilian honor in america the presidential medal of freedom. president obama will hand out the awards later this year. winfrey and former president bill clinton will be among 16 recipients. for those getting the award, it honors their gift for sharing their talents with the world. some of the other recipients include the late sally ride the first american woman in space. ben bradlee of the "washington post" who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of water. the great ernie banks who hit more than 500 home runs with the chicago cubs. and writer gloria steinem. >>> a three-day slide is over on wall street. the markets were up yesterday on an encouraging jobs report. the dow added 27.5 points. the nasdaq closed 15 points higher. walmart has agreed to new safety measures protecting employees who work with chemicals and trash compactors. it's part of a settlement with the department of labor. walmart will also pay a $190,000 fine to settle it. the issue stems from violations found by federal officials inspecting a store in new york. >>> the iphone is losing popularity. market share
, today president obama is sending intelligence officials to capitol hill to update lawmakers on the developing news from syria. this morning, u.n. chemical weapons experts headed out to a new area to collect samples of a possible chemical attack in syria. it could take several days for them to finish their work. the president says he has not yet decided whether to attack syria for allegedly using chemical weapons. >> we have concluded that the syrian government in fact carried this out and if that's so then there need to be international consequences. >> the british parliament is voting today on a bill that would block military action until after the u.n. inspectors finish their report. >>> one person is in custody in connection with the violent home invasion robbery in vallejo, a second suspect remains on the run. police arrested a man for posing as a pg&e worker and entering a home this month. he and his partner in crime pistol-whipped one of the people living in the house and tied up everyone in the house including a 6-year-old girl as they took cash and other items. polic
of combined attacks. >> president obama is receiving regular briefings and high level security meetings right now at the white house. >>> u.s. embassy reopened today after it was temporarily closed due to a possible militant threat. security remains on high alert. diplomatic missions are also due to reopen later today. >>> the san francisco police department says it too is on heightened alert. the department is monitoring the situation. and deploy resources if necessary. they say they are working with other law enforcement agencies all around the bay area. they do say there has been no direct threat to city. >> new footage is shedding a lot. the footage taken from a firefighter's helmet cam was turned over but not being release. officials are looking into how a 16-year-old passenger was mistaken for dead and run over by an emergency vehicle. the video suggests that one of the battalion chiefs may not have been informed that the girl was taken off the plane and placed near the left wing. >>> a man is in jail after purposely plowing into a crowd on a board walk. a man accelerating into the crow
over 3 points. >>> president obama travels to phoenix where he'll propose overhauling the finance system. will propose shutting down fannie may and freddy mac. the president wants to replace private market and repackages them as security. >>> and the news in washington this morning is the newspaper. the washington post has been sold to amazon.com founder jeff bezos. paid $250 million for the post and other company newspapers. the post has been owned by a grant family since 1933. but like other newspapers, it has been losing readers and advisers to the internet. he is buying the post as an individual and amazon will not be involved. certainly some big changes there for the washington post. >> yes, absolutely. and big changes for jet blue. we hear it's going first class. >> yes, someone's getting fancy. known for all coach services, actually, adding 16 live flat first class seat. first time jet blue will have two types of service. the new larger seats will be located in the front of the plane and convert into a single bed. some seats will be walled off in a sliding door in what jet
. >> critics of the administration strategy believes options are limited. john mccain says the obama administration lost credibility on the issue. sglt pretty common on the east coast. not so much here. a little lightning. >> this time a year can get interesting. we could get a chance of thunderstorms outside. right now it's quiet and temperatures are staying warm. by the afternoon, a little bit of heating. could see thunderstorms popping up. radar showing you thunderstorms. well to the south. nonetheless, we have low pressure spinning off the coastline and because of that low we could see thovrms popping up. >> temperatures right now 71 in livermore. and 57 and fog in san francisco. here's that low i was talking about spinning off the coastline. that is going to spin over the next few days. it's going to be hot, muggy. a chance of thunderstorms too. >>> let's check out the roadways with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. check back in with mobile 5. brian behind the wheel . he just got off the upper deck into san francisco. things are flowing nicely towards 101. let's go out towards
from capital hill with congressmen calling on president obama to suspend aid. >> the president retains support saying the military is necessary. because it keeps the peace with israel and provides safe passage through the canal. >> tlr no good choices. of the two, i think there's more opportunity to protect american interests if we work with the military. >> the u.s. sends roughly 1.5 address billion to egypt each year with all of it going directly to the military. cbs news, washington. >> european foreign ministers say they will decide what to do with the $7 billion in grants and loans promised. >>> an elderly man was robbed at life point here on the 77th avenue. the man who turns 80 this year was stabbed twice in the stomach and chest. he is in stable condition. the suspect got away with 10 odds. >>> three separate shootings saturday led to one death and 7 injuries. no arrests have been made. >>> patrick fair was one of the shooting victims shot in the lower leg on saturday. the incident started as a car break in across from the salon where he works. neighbors gave chase and recovere
and protections. >> us ba of the snowden controversy -- because of the snowden controversy, president obama is said to be reconsidering his upcoming summit with russian president vladimir putin planned for this fall in moscow. >> 5:08. taking the cake. our first look at a bay area tycoon's lavish redwood wedding. also ahead, forget the horns. what's really putting some neighbors on edge in san carlos. also ahead -- >> i didn't see it coming and i didn't see it going. >> a california woman describing her terrifying encounter with a shark. >> friday time to get ready for the weekend. temperatures warming up today. could that change saturday and sunday? we'll talk about that coming up. >> it is starting to get crowded on westbound 580 as you come closer towards the altamont pass. the latest drive times. we'll have that right after the break. wishing you and your family a fun-filled summer. but uh, i...oh...i actually tried the online thing... which uh, i dunno. i, i guess i'm just hoping for a caring and nurturing relationship, you know, one th...one that's going somewhere. uh, like i, i take
. that is your latest "timesaver traffic." >>> president obama break in the nation's capital this morning d.c. every -- back in the nation's capital this morning following two days in southern california. his last stop was camp pendleton, his first-ever visit there. the president told troops and their families the threat of terrorism won't cause the united states to retreat from the world. he also talked about the need to end sexual assaults in the military. >>> same-sex spouses of military members could get healthcare, housing and other benefits by the end of the month. the pentagon officials are now considering the benefits plan. if it is approved, it could also reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to unmarried same-sex couples but those couples might get up to 10 days of leave so they can travel to states where they can marry legally. >>> 5:50 now. more accusations against san diego's mayor growing. two more women accuse bob filner of inappropriate behavior. one shares this voicemail message. >> "eldonna, hi, it's your newly favorite congressman bob filner, you know, the one who fel
are meeting in washington today, coming after mr. obama canceled his one on one meeting with russian president vladimir putin. the meeting was called off after russia granted n sa leaker edward snowden asylum. >>> edward snowden's email service has mysteriously shut down. the email service creator says he opted to shut down the site after refusing a court order to let the feds spy on his customers. he plans to fight the u.s. government in court. about 350,000 customers use that site. >>> think that parking ticket is unfair? how one bay area city is making it harder to fight it now in court, coming up. >> and thieves go to great lengths to steal computers then just give them all back. wait until you see the apology notes that show their change of heart. and -- ♪[ music ] >> the sound of jazz is about to fill downtown san jose all weekend long from big bands to r&b. we're live with what's new at the weekend's big jazz fest. >> tell you what's new in the weather department. we have a warming trend but there's a lot of drizzle out there. we have the forecast looking all the way into next week co
changes include new programs to help assault victims. >>> president obama meanwhile has signed an order regarding the u.s. government's use of communications technology to gather intelligence. it calls for a review group to look into the best ways to protect national security and advance u.s. foreign policy. the group will also consider the risk of unauthorized disclosure and the need to maintain public trust. >>> hillary clinton seems like a presidential candidate during a bay area appearance although she is still not committing to another run in 2016. the former secretary of state was in san francisco yesterday for the annual meeting of the american bar association. she accepted the association's highest award for her legal work in helping women lawyers. during her speech, clinton blasted the recent supreme court decision to strike down part of the 1965 voting rights act. >> buy an op. ed., call a congressman, tell them you believe in your right to vote for yourselves and your fellow citizens, and tell them that our government cannot fully represent the people unless it has been fairl
president joe biden back to work today. he will join president obama for the last stop of his bus tour. the two will speak at mr. biden's hometown today at scranton, pennsylvania. vice president spent the past couple of days at a houston, texas hospital with his son beau biden, who was having medical tests at a hospital specializing in cancer and brain disorder. >>> today could be san diego mayor bob filner's last day in office. he was spotted leaving city hall yesterday afternoon bags in hand. the city council votes this afternoon on an agreement over a sexual harassment lawsuit. it appears filner will resign as part of the deal. in the past six weeks, 18 women have accused filner of making unwanted advances. >>> and the massive wildfire burning near yosemite national park has jumped to more than 105,000 acres overnight. the "rim" fire only 2% contained right now. it has tripled in size to more than 53,000 acres and is now threatening more than 2500 homes in the groveland area. the "rim" fire is one of 50 major fires burning in nearly a dozen western states right now. governor brown
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